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I came across this recently. I think it would be a fantastic idea for the use up Northbourne Avenue. Imagine one day you driving on road, then one huge “moving tunnel” flying overhead, carring with hundreds of people, you may think it is dream, but it is true, soon this incredible Straddling Bus(3D Bus) will appear on [...]
On a residential street earlier this morning, I noticed a girl making quite the effort in putting this together to make her affections known to MJW??? Whoever he is? And will do anything….. Quite a collections of cars out front, so now sure how many admirers he has? [ED - Got an image of Canberra you want [...]
ACTION buses have been given an award recognising the work they do to help the visually impaired can’t buses. The Vision Australia Making a Difference Award rewards efforts made to improve accessibility of services to visually impaired people, which is something ACTION seems to do well. “We’re pleased to see ACTION’s accessibility services recognised through the [...]
The Roar has the wonderful news that the ACT Brumbies have become the first Australian provincial side since Queensland in 1971 to beat the British and Irish Lions. While the understrength Brumbies could only sub on ever greener players as the game went on the Lions brought more and more first choice players onto the pitch [...]
Kazza the Blank One has sent in some nice shots of the aftermath of today’s storm. Got images of Canberra you want to share with the world? Email them in to firstname.lastname@example.org.
666 ABC is launching Exhumed, a competition dedicated to helping you find interesting unsigned local music. This is a good idea, so good that I’m amazed nobody has already made a contest with the same goals that has more or less the exact same name. Snark aside this sounds pretty cool. The program seems to be formatted [...]
Rioter Triffid has sent us a collection of fantastic photos of Canberra at night and not at night. Thanks! if you’ve got some shot of Canberra you’d like to share with her, please send them to email@example.com.
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses after an aggravated robbery occurred inside the Tuggeranong Hyperdome Shopping Centre, Greenway yesterday afternoon (June 17). Around 12.30pm a man entered a manchester store within the centre and started looking at items on display. He was approached by a store employee who offered assistance. The man produced a small [...]
[ 22 June, 2013; 8:00 pm; ] Or is it City 2 Underground? Underground 2 City? City Underground 2? I have no idea. What I do know is that it's a gig, happening at the Magpies City Club and if you don't have plans this Saturday you should probably go check it out.
[no cyclists were harmed or even invoked in the development of this article] so, what do rioters think? i am approaching among other traffic at or just under the posted speed limit, on a major arterial road in the nearside (left) lane, a major thoroughfare (let’s call it ‘northbourne avenue’) when about two-three hundred metres ahead [...]
A source has sent through the pictures from today’s pro wind rally in Garema Place which has left Alan Jones campaigning against looking even more foolish than usual.
Justin Monfries is quite possibly, in my opinion, the worst human being in the Australian Capital Territory. The ABC reports the car stealing, nurse killing, wife beating machete wielder has been sentenced to a long stretch in the big house: The man who killed a woman in a hit and run accident outside Canberra Hospital has [...]
Andrew Leigh is celebrating the start of NBN work in the Belconnen area: Construction has commenced to bring the NBN to hundreds of households in the Belconnen area, Member for Fraser, Andrew Leigh said today. Andrew Leigh today welcomed the release of detailed maps by NBN Co, showing where construction of the National Broadband Network (NBN) [...]
Following yesterday’s Then and Now featuring the Commonwealth Bank; Westpac have been in touch with their own historic photos to remind you of their enduring presence in the region. It seemed only fair to give them a run. And so we have: 1) The first Westpac (then known as Bank of NSW) branch in Kingston, 1926 2) City branch, [...]
Catherine King, Gai Brodtmann, and Mike Kelly today all combined forces to announce a $500,000 federal grant to the Snowy Hydro SouthCare facility to aid them in providing emergency services. Federal Member for Canberra Gai Brodtmann said the funding will provide for the construction of a training and administration centre next to the organisation’s current helicopter [...]
The irrepressible Konrad Lenz has posted this to facebook and given us permission to use it: Bus stop, Northbourne Ave, night The Register recently described instagram as “looking at the world through urine filled goggles” but I still liked this one enough to share. Got an image of Canberra you want to share with the world? Email it [...]
[ 21 June, 2013; 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Questacon is having another SciNight! SciNight! Is where you go to Questacon, check out the exhibits, watch a show or two, all the while drinking a beer and enjoying the lack of children in your way. It's a pretty special thing. Kick off the weekend with science with Questacon's SciNight, a geeky night for grown-ups served with a [...]
This has come in which will no doubt be quite exciting to literary bods: The Trust Company, as Trustee of the Miles Franklin Literary Award, and the 2013 judges, will be announcing the 2013 Miles Franklin Literary Award Winner, tomorrow Wednesday 19 June 2013. The Miles Franklin Literary Award is Australia’s oldest and most prestigious literary prize [...]
Dr. Clare Holleley from UC is making history by being the first person to use the crowd sourcing phenomenon to gain funds for academic research. Holleley is hoping to raise funds to research the world most adorable flying mammals, the sugar glider. With just under half of her $8,200 goal raised and 44 days left to [...]
We love RiotACT and we love Canberra. We are running a FREE giveaway, even if you have already entered, please tell your friends because it only has a little while to go and it will be a while until we do it again. Ever seen a Nixie Clock? A Playable Guitar Shirt? Go to Prinstant [...]